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  •  I've twice been on criminal case juries ... (2+ / 0-)
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    sexgenderbody, Dbug

    and both times I was very impressed by my fellow citizens taking the time to follow the judges instructions and really think carefully about "beyond a reasonable doubt".  Based on just those two examples, I felt reasonably encouraged about justice (although in each case after lengthy deliberations, we convicted someone of some of the charges -- I don't remember the exact details).

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